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in the side of the pakistani taliban. she defied them by campaigning for better education for girls and openly criticized the extremists. where she lives, girls were long forbidden from going to school. islamic militants battled the government for control over the region for years. many admire how malala spoke out against talibani rule. >> we pray for her and that others can embrace her views. >> women's protests have been gaining momentum in morocco as well. the fate of a teenage girl has galvanized support for an end to forced marriage. the girl was 15 when she was raped by a man 10 years her senior, so her family could save face, they marry her off to the rapist. she later killed herself with rat poison. >> he had to marry her. people were talking badly about my daughter. she lost her honor. no one would have taken her. >> moroccan law allows a rapist to avoid jail if he marries his victim. for the man, it is a way out. for her, it was a death sentence. >> to talk more about this, i am joined by the head of planned international germany, one of the world's oldest children's development orga
bullying. so educators there are taking a different approach. here's the view from new jersey. >> reporter: in new jersey, a new anti-bullying law took effect from september 2011. under the state law is bullying reserved, school staff are to look into it immediately, notify the parents, and take steps to tackle it. east hanover middle school had set up messages on the new anti-bullying bill of rights. the school counselor was appointed last year at the school's an -- as the school's anti-bullying specialist. >> so this is, like, my anti-bullying bible. where i have all my information. >> reporter: the law requires each school district to create its own anti-bullying program. the program sets out detailed procedure to follow when bullying occurs and steps for dealing with the bully. when bullying is reported, she and others begin an investigation and contact the offender. they also contact afterschool counseling. the law even stipulas that the student can be suspended or expelled and the case reported to police if it's serious. >> the benefit about this law is that it's a must. so every sch
, governator, educators -- the road goes on. >> schwarzenegger is known around the world, but for other authors at the fair, it is not so easy. there are countless titles on display here, and publishers are nervous as they confront the challenge of electronic books. >> we live in the era of digital publishing. there's no question that there are more and more readers who consume literature on their ipads or e-readers. in germany, the numbers are rising as well. >> the book fair has tried to adjust. there are stands offering interactive books. one innovation -- 3d software for textbooks. software companies hope to make education more exciting with their offerings. >> there are some areas where textbooks are no longer so effective. that is where the cyberclassroom can take over. they can go into the third dimension. >> these new classrooms require active input from users. >> our correspondent is at the frankfurt book fair for us all week. how present our digital books at the fair this year? also, how much of a whole does digital technology have on the german market, would you say -- how much of a
was just seeking her right to an education. >> translator: such an assault on innocent people is not allowed in islam or any other religion. women and children should not become targets. neither should innocent or unarmed civilians. >> reuters reports that the pakistani president, prime minister, and other political leaders denounce the incident. malala yousufazi, a 14-year-old student, was shot and critically wounded on tuesday on her way home from school in her hometown northwest of the capital islamabad. she was transferred to a military hospital and is said to be in critical condition following surgery. reuters says yousufazi wrote a blog under a pen name aimed at international media and describing living under the rule of the pakistani taliban. the pakistani taliban claims responsibility, saying her activities were pro-western and she had opposed the group. united nations secretary general ban ki-moon expressed outrage and strong condemnation over the attack in a statement. ban dubbed the attack a heinous and cowardly act and called for those responsible to be swiftly bro
or will not tighten their belts any more. the spanish government, for instance, has been making big cuts in education, health, and social welfare, but at the same time, more people are losing their jobs and do not know how to pay for their food each day. one man has found his own way of making sure he does not need to rely on others for help. >> i am technical draughtsman by profession. i am 40 years old and since easter, i have been working as a shoe shiner here. >> his work for engineering firms and four architects. he has designed web pages for publishing companies, but when he lost his most important customer at the end of the year, he faced joining the hordes of other unemployed people in spain. but he was not entitled to benefit because he had been self-employed. >> i do not want to be dependent on anyone -- not on family, not on friends. i wanted to be able to put food on the table, put a roof over my head. i came up with this idea. i am quite content with it. july and august were really difficult months. i hardly earned anything, but christmas is a while off yet. if i can buy a nugget then, t
i sent my wife to get sterilized. >> the small car seems out of place here. perhaps education and information would be more useful than any grand prize. that may be, but numbers are still being drawn at the hospital. and the next car is going to another small village. motorcycles, cell phones, small kitchen appliances -- there are enough prizes to go around. and everyone gets a prize. even if they don't win a car, a package of ghee -- the clarified butter used in indian cooking -- is guaranteed with every lottery ticket. >> in contrast, european countries are struggling with historically low birth rates. here the states are working on better incentives to convince citizens to have more children. and now we head to south america. in valparaiso we catch up with martin lopez and his answers to our global-3000 questionnaire. >> my name is martin lopez and i'm 67 years old. i live here in valparaiso. i'm a taxi driver and i earn about 30,000 pesos, about 50 euros, a day. it means understanding current events more quickly and being connected to the world. to be honest, nothing worri
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